The Lindner College of Business Pre-Business Program is designed to support you.

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You were admitted to this program because we believe in your ability to be successful as a business major. Students admitted to the Lindner Pre-Business program are admitted to the Lindner College of Business and enjoy the same unique first-year experience all Lindner students experience.

Lindner Pre-Business Program Benefits

  • Direct admission to the Lindner College of Business with no additional barriers.
  • Opportunity to change major to a business degree program as early as the end of your first semester (similar to the Business Undecided program).
  • Placement in a Lindner Learning Community.
  • Access to a Lindner academic advisor and career advisor.
  • Additional math and college skills support.

First Semester At-A-Glance

Pre-business students all participate in a Lindner Learning Community. Core Lindner classes will be with a community of other business students.

Sample Schedule - First Term
Course Credits
Essentials of Business 2
Business Pathways I 1
Math – exact course based on results of Math Placement Test 3
Supplemental Review Session for Math 1
College Success Skills 1
Business Fellows – strongly recommended for eligible students 1
Microeconomics 3
General Education Course  (Ex: English) 3
Total Credits 15

If you have questions about the Pre-Business program, contact the Lindner Undergraduate Admissions team at